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The Young American's Library

THE YANKEE TEA PARTY;

Or, Boston in 1773

by

HENRY C. WATSON,

Author of "The Camp Fires of the American Revolution," "The Old Bell of Independence," etc. etc.

With Illustrations

Philadelphia: Lindsay And Blakiston

Lindsay & Blakiston's Publications.

THE YOUNG AMERICAN'S LIBRARY;

A USEFUL AND ATTRACTIVE SERIES OF BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: EMBRACING EVENTS CONNECTED WITH THE EARLY HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY, AND LIVES OF ITS DISTINGUISHED MEN. Written with much care, and in an entertaining and instructive manner. WITH ILLUSTRATIONS OF IMPORTANT EVENTS, AND BEAUTIFULLY ILLUMINATED TITLE PAGES.

LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Franklin as a Tallow Chandler. Franklin at the Printing Press. Franklin's first Arrival in Philadelphia. Franklin acting as his own Porter. The Philadelphia Library, founded by Franklin. Franklin attracting Lightning from the Clouds. Franklin Signing the Declaration of Independence. Franklin as a Statesman.

LIFE OF GENERAL WASHINGTON.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Washington at Eighteen. Washington Crossing the Allegheny. Surrender of Cornwallis. A View of Mount Vernon. Washington Crossing the Delaware. Washington at Valley Forge. The Washington Family. The Tomb of Washington.

LIFE OF LAFAYETTE.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Lafayette as Commander of the National Guard. Lafayette Offering his Services to Washington. Lafayette at the Battle of Brandywine. Battle of Monmouth. Lafayette's Final Interview with Washington. Lafayette's Arrival at New York. Triumphal Arch at Philadelphia. Lafayette's Tomb.

LIFE OF WILLIAM PENN.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Portrait of William Penn. Penn receiving Instruction from his Mother. Penn receiving a Visit from his Mother in Prison. Penn Landing at Chester. Visit to the Indian Country. Penn's Treaty with the Indians. Penn's Cottage. Laetitia Court. Penn's Residence at Philadelphia.

LIFE OF MARION.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Marion as a Trooper. The Last Shot. Marion and the Raw Recruits. Sergeant McDonald and the Tory. The Famous Potato Dinner. Colonel Campbell taken Prisoner. Macdonald's Message to Colonel Watson. Mrs. Motte and the Bow and Arrows.

LIFE OF DANIEL WEBSTER.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Young Daniel at the Saw Mill. Webster Fishing at Fryburg. Webster Declining the Clerkship. Webster Expounding the Constitution. The Bunker Hill Celebration. Webster at Faneuil Hall. Marshfield, the Residence of Webster. Webster on his Farm.

LIFE OF HENRY CLAY.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Henry Clay the Statesman. The Village School. The Birthplace of Clay. The Mill Boy of the Slashes. The Debating Society. Bolivar Reading Clay's Speech to the Army. The Residence of Mr. Clay. The Torchlight Procession.

LIFE OF ANDREW JACKSON.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

A Portrait of Jackson. Jackson's Presence of Mind. Jackson's Narrow Escape. Jackson and the Acorns. Jackson as Judge. Jackson and the Indian Prisoners. The Battle of New Orleans. Jackson at the Hermitage.

LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Napoleon's Snow Fortress. The Battle of the Pyramids. Napoleon's Retreat from Russia. Napoleon's Return from Elba. The Bridge of Arcola. The Battle of Marengo. Napoleon before the Battle of Austerlitz. Napoleon Drawing a Plan of Attack.

THE YANKEE TEA PARTY, AND OTHER STORIES OF THE REVOLUTION.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

The Boston Tea Party. Hezekiah Wyman. Mr. Bleeker and his Son. Tarleton Breaking the Horse. Lee's Legion. Seizure of the Bettys. Exhibit of Colonel McCain... Continue reading book >>




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